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Title Novels for students. Volume 17 [Gale Virtual Reference Library electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context and criticism on commonly studied novels / David Galens, project editor ; forward by Anne Devereaux Jordan.

Publication Info. Detroit, Mich. : Gale, [2003]
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1094-3552."
Guest forward "The Informed Dialogue: Interacting with Literature" by Anne Devereaux Jordan.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents An American tragedy - Theodore Dreiser -- The big sleep - Raymond Chandler -- Death in Venice - Thomas Mann -- The lone ranger and tonto fistfight in heaven - Sherman Alexie -- The mambo kings play songs of love - Oscar Hijuelos -- The mill on the floss - George Eliot -- The red pony - John Steinbeck -- Schindler's list - Thomas Keneally -- Scoop - Evelyn Waugh -- Smilla's sense of snow - Peter Hoeg -- Soul catcher - Frank Herbert -- The time machine - H.G. Wells -- The tree of red stars - Tessa Bridal -- What looks like crazy on an ordinary day - Pearl Cleage.
Access For reference use only; cannot be checked out.
Summary Each volume provides discussions of the literary and historical background of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes concise synopses of plot, characters and themes, a brief author biography, discussion of the story's cultural and historical significance, and excerpted criticism.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mi : Gale. Available via World Wide Web.
Original Version Original: xx, 326 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
System Details Mode of access: Internet.
Subject Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945.
Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959.
Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955.
Alexie, Sherman, 1966-
Hijuelos, Oscar.
Eliot, George, 1819-1880.
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968.
Keneally, Thomas.
Waugh, Evelyn, 1903-1966.
H̨eg, Peter, 1957-
Herbert, Frank.
Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946.
Bridal, Tessa, 1947-
Cleage, Pearl.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Fiction -- 20th century.
Fiction -- 19th century.
American fiction -- 20th century.
American fiction -- 19th century.
American fiction -- 18th century.
English fiction -- 19th century.
Fiction -- History and criticism.
Literature -- History and criticism.
Added Author Galens, David.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9780787692834 (electronic book)
0787692832 (electronic book)
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